Definition of Fugato

1. a. in the gugue style, but not strictly like a fugue.



Definition of Fugato

1. Noun. (music) A fugal passage in a composition that is not a fugue. ¹

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Definition of Fugato

1. a fugal composition [n -TOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fugato

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fuffing
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fug
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fugacities
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fugal
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fugato (current term)
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Literary usage of Fugato

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1. The Larger Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Explanation of the by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"Or some later section of the Finale may develop into a fugato. ... The Finale consists chiefly in a series of fragmentary variations, including a fugato. ..."

2. Miscellaneous Studies in the History of Music by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1921)
"A bona fide four- part fugue seems to follow, but the movement impresses me more like a fugato variation of the prelude, the prelude theme, ..."

3. Music (1893)
"The sonatas present but little difference from the suites, except inasmuch as the movements are of a more severe character, often written in fugato style ..."

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